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DRM and the Amazon Kindle

Lots of talk online about the ability of Amazon to brick the Kindle following claims of abuses of the company's return policy.

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April 17, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Reading Rights Coalition Mounts Opposition to Kindle 2 Decision

The Reading Rights Coalition has been mounting growing opposition to Amazon's decision to disable the text-to-voice functionality from the Kindle 2.  Cory Doctorow writes about the issue in his Guardian column this week.

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April 1, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

Amazon Caves on Kindle

Amazon has caved to pressure from the Authors Guild, who indicated that it might sue over the text-to-speech technology in the Kindle.  Amazon maintained that the feature was legal, but presumably dropped the feature for business reasons.

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March 1, 2009 3 comments Must Reads

Hill Times on Net Neutrality

The Hill Times covers the growing lobbying effort in Canada around the net neutrality issue with news that Amazon.com has regularly visited Ottawa to discuss the issue, Rogers claims it doesn't block packets (it might have noted that it limits bandwidth for applications though) and Bell Canada implausibly claims that […]

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February 19, 2007 4 comments Must Reads

Cory on Amazon’s Download Service

Read before you buy.

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September 18, 2006 Comments are Disabled Must Reads